Re: [linux-mac68k] Re: Results of trying 2.6.7 and 2.6.8 on Macintosh Quadra 650
On Wed, 25 Aug 2004, Erik C.J. Laan wrote:
> Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> > On Wed, 25 Aug 2004, Erik C.J. Laan wrote:
> >>For both kernels I needed to set the segment count in the ELF header to
> >>2 using Finn Thain's perl pearl (;-) posted 14/6/2004 to debian-68k.
> >>Otherwise Penguin would fail with a backward seek error.
> > Are you sure about that? Christian's image for the Amiga I tried during the
> > weekend didn't need this fix for Amiboot.
> > And Amiboot does show the backward seek error on images I created myself with a
> > `new' binutils.
> Unfortunately yes I'm sure. First I'd only tried 2.6.7 and received the
> backward seek error. So I filtered both 2.6.7 and 2.6.8 through Finn
> perl-script and used those. Afterward I thought what if 2.6.8 wasn't
> broken to begin with. So I loaded the original 2.6.8 on my Mac
> partition, tried it and got the error. This is with the 2.6.8 kernel
> from Christian's site, extracted out of the
> kernel-image-2.6.8-mac_2.6.8-1_m68k.deb file.
> Sorry, Erik
I just checked out the amiga and mac kernel images and they do need fixing
(according to objdump -p, I don't have Amiboot). So, I guess Roman's patch
It would be good to see the patch tested more widely if that would help
get it into CVS. I've only tested the patch with binutils-2.15 (gcc 3.3.4
and 3.4.1) and it worked fine. It would be nice if it also fixed kernels
built with binutils-2.14.